2015 in Review: Year India became fastest growing big economy

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By Biswajit Choudhury NEW DELHI-- Notwithstanding a sharp cut in the government's growth forecast at the fag end, 2015 will go down as the year...

Mother Teresa has been like god for me: Cured cancer patient

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By Anurag Dey KOLKATA-- As the world celebrates the Vatican approving sainthood for Mother Teresa, a 50-year-old woman, whose "miracle" cure from cancer was instrumental...

Indian-American surgeon aims to save lives on Indian roads

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By Arun Kumar WASHINGTON-- An Indian-American surgeon is hoping to raise $25 million to train 1.5 million first responders - the first rescuers to arrive...

In India, 40 percent children of extremely low height, 30 percent underweight

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BOSTON--Analysing and estimating the relative importance of known risk factors for child undernutrition, a team of researchers, including one of Indian-origin, has identified five...

Viacom18 to air documentary on aftermath of Nirbhaya incident

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NEW DELHI--Indian entertainment network Viacom18 Media Pvt Ltd, which has backed powerful female protagonists across its films and TV shows, is now lending its...

Climate change brews multi-challenges for tea

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By Azera Parveen Rahman GUWAHATI--In the backdrop of the just-concluded COP21 talks in Paris, as nations across the world discussed ways to tackle the monster...

Body of Hema Upadhyay, who was excited about her US exhibition, found

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MUMBAI--A day after the bodies of Mumbai artist Hema Upadhyay and her lawyer, Harish Bhambani were found in a drain in Mumbai, the artist...

Delhi, Chennai wake-up calls for India: Clean technology pioneer

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TORONTO-- As Delhi gets choked on record pollution levels and Chennai struggles after unprecedented floods, an Indo-Canadian scientist globally known for pioneering clean technologies...

India urgently needs to restructure its health sector: Study

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LONDON--India's health system needs an urgent course correction across several key challenges, if the country is to achieve the government's vision of assuring health...

AID Aims to Raise $500,000 for Tamil Nadu

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BOSTON— Association for India's Development, a volunteer movement promoting sustainable, equitable and just development known as AID, has set an ambitious goal of raising...
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